GPEC Leaders, Industry Leaders

GPEC is led by 75 board directors, all esteemed public and private leaders who guide the organization and work collaboratively to shape the region’s economy. Our economic development council’s current board members include:

Executive Committee 

CHAIRMAN
Donald A, Smith
President & CEO
CopperPoint Mutual
VICE CHAIRMAN

Chris Zaharis
Executive Vice President
Empire Southwest

VICE CHAIRMAN & SECRETARY
Tammy McLeod
Vice President,
Energy Resource Management
Arizona Public Service Company
TREASURER
R. Neil Irwin
Partner
Bryan Cave LLP
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
James H. Lundy
CEO
Alliance Bank of Arizona
PRESIDENT and CEO
Chris Camacho
Greater Phoenix Economic     
Council
 
Ed Aaronson
Vice President
Cox Communications
Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Midwestern University
Mi-Ai Parrish
President and Publisher
Republic Media
Jennifer Anderson
Senior Vice President
& Regional Manager
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
John Graham
President & CEO
Sunbelt Holdings
Curtis Reed Jr.
Market Manager, Arizona & Nevada
JPMorgan Chase
Jason Bagley
Government Affairs Manager
Intel
Derrick Hall
President and CEO
Arizona Diamondbacks
David Rousseau
President
Salt River Project
Steve Betts
President
Chanen Development Corp
Sharon Harper
President and CEO
The Plaza Companies

Tim Slottow
President
University of Phoenix

Timothy Bidwill
Vice President
Vermilion IDG

Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D.
President,
University of Arizona
Karrin K. Taylor
Founder & President 
Arizona Strategies, LLC
Ron Butler
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Paul Luna
President and CEO
Helios Education Foundation
Andy Warren
President
Maracay Homes
Brian Campbell
Managing Partner
Campbell Law Group, Chartered
Matt McGuire
President & CEO
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Western Regional Center
Ed Zuercher
City Manager
City of Phoenix

Michael M. Crow, Ph.D.
President
Arizona State University

Brian Mueller
President & CEO
Grand Canyon University
 

 

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